Head of School Physiotherapy and Exercise Science

Perth, Australia
27 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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Curtin University is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (ARWU 2017), and in the top 50 in the world for universities under the age of 50 (QS World University Rankings 2017). In recent years, the University has climbed significantly in global league tables and was named as a rising star, the most collaborative of the Australian universities, and the biggest Australian mover in the Nature Index results for 2016. Curtin is industry-facing, highly engaged with relevant partners, and a major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai and Mauritius.

Over the past 50 years the School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science has established an international reputation for the quality of its graduates and its research. With over 1000 students, the School offers a learning experience which is innovative and highly integrated with clinical practice, not only through its own clinics but also through its unique alliances with health practitioners and elite sport.

As one of the largest and most comprehensive providers of high-impact research in Australia in the areas of Sports and Human Performance, Physical Activity and Occupational Health, and Disability and Rehabilitation, the School brings together students, clinicians and researchers to identify solutions to a range of health challenges.

Your new role  

Motivated by a desire to drive excellence in research, education, engagement and impact, the Head of School will bring deep strategic and academic leadership capacity in a complex stakeholder environment. With an excellent scholarly track record in physiotherapy and/or exercise science, the Head of School will demonstrate the profile, passion and vision to inspire colleagues and drive a strategy that will deliver successful outcomes and enhance the global reputation of the School and the University.

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Indigenous reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any ability assistance.

To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry and Kirsten Ludlow at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400 or

Applications close: 5pm, 3 September 2018.